Building Innovation Capacity

About DeepWater Training

Research and Innovation are critical drivers for business success. DeepWater Training can help develop your  Innovation capabilities.


We offer tailored support to our public and private sector clients in the following three key areas:


  • Developing and managing research programmes
  • Securing research funding
  • Building innovation skills and capabilities


Brian Foley is Managing Director of DeepWater Training. Brian has twenty years experience working with public and private sector organisations in Ireland and Europe. He holds a first class honours degree and has worked in a variety of roles in Ireland and abroad since graduating in 1987.



Our key competencies are:


  • Structuring and managing research projects
  • Accessing national and international R&D support programmes
  • Linkages into Irish and European third level research groups
  • Delivery of tailored innovation training

"This was a most valuable exercise and provided our students, staff and partners with a heightened awareness and understanding in the capture, protection and exploitation of intellectual property. In particular, the insightful commentary and the many practical exercies were praised highly by participants."


Dr. John Kennedy, Commercial Services Manager, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology